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Jury seated and opening statements read in Rayhons trial

UPDATE – A jury has been seated and opening statements read in the trial of former Iowa legislator Henry Rayhons.

Rayhons is facing third-degree sexual abuse charges for allegedly committing sexual acts with his wife, Donna Rayhons who suffered from dementia while she was a patient in a nursing home. 619 more words


Authentic Audience #slowchated March 9-14, 2015

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I took great pride in my work for elective classes in high school: often more than I did for my academically required courses. 398 more words

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Opening Statements Today in Boston Marathon Bombing Case

Opening statements are not evidence and they are not arguments. They are statements by the lawyers to sketch out their respective cases for the jury. Think of them as guided tours of the witnesses to be called and the evidence to be introduced. 344 more words

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Jury Hears Opening Statements In Retrial Of Philadelphia Priest

By Steve Tawa

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A jury has heard opening statements in a sexual assault case against a Philadelphia priest, nearly a year after another jury was deadlocked after four days of deliberations, and a mistrial was declared. 236 more words


For the love of reading...

Reading. It’s the key to much of what we do as educators. Even the subjects that aren’t about “learning to read” such as Math, Science, and Physical Education still require “reading to learn.” And, of course, reading isn’t just about books. 289 more words